- Anonymous1 decade agoFavorite Answer
Threw 80% knucklers.
Threw 80% knucklers in his 1990 comeback.
Threw both a screwball and a knuckler.
Pitched in 7 games for the White Sox.
Pitched parts of 2 seasons for the Brooklyn Dodgers.
Became a knuckleball pitcher in 1942. He learned the pitch from Fitzsimmons though, so it may actually have been a knuckle-curve.
A member of the 1944 Senators all knuckleball rotation, along with Leonard, Niggeling, and Wolff.
Developed the knuckleball in 1973, and it became his key pitch.
Threw a shutout in his first start.
Missed four seasons due to WWII.
Gave up Barry Bonds' 400th homerun in 1998.
Went 9-0 as a 34 year old rookie, then faltered.
Was once fined a month's pay for an off-the-field scuffle.
Used the knuckler as a change off his fastball early on. Became a knuckleball pitcher when his speed declined. May have had a hand in inventing the knuckleball while playing with Cicotte.
Pitched in 34 major league games over a 14 year career. Sauveur: "One of the outings was 14 pitches, 14 knuckleballs. I threw groundball, pop-up, strikeout.
Added the knuckleball in 1951. Shantz: "the knuckler is a good waste pitch and if it comes close to the plate, the batter usually goes for it, and even if he hits it, he has a hard time getting a very good piece of it."
In 1952, stopped Walt Dropo's record streak of hitting safely in 12 consecutive at-bats.
"Stielys specialty is a knuckle ball that hops every way."
Once pitched 12 straight innings of scoreless relief. Quit baseball for WWII.
The last pitcher to start both ends of a double-header.
註：Tim Wakefield 是右投。
- Cara-GeoLv 51 decade ago
哇, 很少人吶, 近代的更是小貓兩三隻而已. What interesting, quirky facts. Good work.